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You will need five cards. On the cards write the letters P E S T O
P stands for 'Prime', E is 'Even', S is 'Square', T is 'Triangular' and O 'Odd'.
When a number appears hold up the cards that describe it.
This is a visual aid designed to be projected onto a whiteboard for whole
class exposition. It does not need to be an interactive whiteboard.
Vary the speed to match the abilities of your students. Use the freeze button on the projector to talk about a particular number.
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Flash TablesA never ending sequence of times tables questions to be projected on to a whiteboard or screen.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=flashtables

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QuickulationsA mental arithmetic visual aid that displays random calculations then after a few seconds displays the answers.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=quickulations

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SatisfactionThis is quite a challenging number grouping puzzle requiring a knowledge of prime, square and triangular numbers.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=satisfaction

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Maths BingoThis application will pick the bingo numbers for you and present each of the numbers as a mathematical expression.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=mathsbingo

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Fraction SpinnersKnow the properties of the fractions randomly produced by the two spinners.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=spinners

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Starter of the DayA different Maths lesson starter for each day of the year plus a related interactive activity for your pupils to engage with.
The short web address is:
Transum.org/go/?to=starter

"It would be great to get a photograph of a class doing PESTO to publish on this page. The bigger the cards the better!"
Transum,
Monday, May 11, 2015
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